O2 has joined a consortium, led by drone logistics operator Skyfarer, created to enhance the pathology network in the UK by potentially speeding up patient response and sample turnaround times and make drone delivery of blood for lifesaving transfusions a reality.
Drones are transporting key medical supplies, such as COVID-19 testing samples and kits, in the remote Argyll & Bute region of Scotland as part of a three-month trial.
Engineers and IT experts from BT have played a vital role in helping the NHS deliver the biggest vaccination programme in its history, by bringing high-speed fibre and Wi-Fi connectivity to more than 110 vaccination centres across England and Wales.
More than two million NHSmail mailboxes have been moved to Exchange Online, a part of Microsoft’s Azure Cloud, as part of the UK government’s programme to adopt a fully connected cloud-driven health service.
John Bell & Croyden pharmacy – which has remained open through two world wars and the Spanish Flu – has today opened its doors to its first patients as part of the NHS’ vaccination programme rollout.
Samsung's Health Monitor app – which helps you monitor your health – will be available in the UK from February 22nd 2021. Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Watch Active2 users can utilise blood pressure and electrocardiogram tracking benefits via the Samsung Health Monitor app.
Apple has launched Fitness+, an online workout service that is built around its Apple Watch, which will include a range of different workouts – 10 in all, from high intensity interval training to “mindful cooldown” – all of which can be streamed onto iPhones or Apple TVs.
Apple Watch users can now view their cardio fitness level in the Health app on iPhone, and receive a notification on Apple Watch if it falls within the low range.
The Android CommonHealth app, which enables users to access and share their health records, such as COVID-19 and lab tests, is now connected to 230 US health systems, with more than 340 health systems due to to be connected by the end of the month.
Apple is extending its partnership with (RED) to not only fight HIV/AIDS but also to fight against the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The NHS has released an update to its official contact tracing app in England and Wales bringing a fix to the issue where a problem with unsupported languages caused some users to be unable to access it.